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in a sign of how worried authorities are he's still on the run, they now offer forceful words along with that reward. clayton sandell is in california, at the center of the search tonight. >> we'll not tolerate this murderer remaining at large. >> reporter: today a task force, desperately trying to stop a week-long reign of terror, offered a $1 million reward. for christopher dorner. >> make no mistake about it. this is an act of domestic terrorism. >> reporter: in the mountains east of los angeles today, police scaled back their search. there's been no sign of dorner since his burned-out truck was found here thursday with two rifles inside. just hours after the rogue ex-cop allegedly shot three officers, killing riverside police officer michael crain. 34 years old, married with two children. >> we will look under every rock. we will look around every corner. we will search mountaintops for him. >> reporter: dorner has been running since being named a suspect in last sunday's double murder of keith lawrence and his fiance monica quan.
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her father, randal quan, a former lapd captain turned lawyer, who represented dorner when he was accused of lying about a fellow officer. dorner's manifesto details his anger over being fired, an apparent trigger for an alleged rampage of revenge. lapd says that case will be reinvestigated. >> i'm not doing this to appease him. i'm doing it so the community has faith in what the police department does. >> reporter: with a gunman on the loose, tension is high. tonight entire police families find themselves targets. >> to have your family targeted because they're related to you, that is absolutely terrifying. >> reporter: now, here in big bear, the sheriff says they've checked nearly all of the cabins and homes where dorner might possibly be hiding. there's no sign he's still here. the problem, despite the massive law enforcement effort, nobody knows where dorner is or when
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and where he might strike next. david? >> clayton, thank you. i want to bring in pierre thomas, also in l.a. when you heard this particular moment today during that press conference, you called into the newsroom. i wanted to play it for everyone at home. >> every day that dorner is loose, the likelihood of an attack on either a uniformed police officer or a family of a police officer is likely. help us to find dorner before he's able to kill again. >> "before he's able to kill again." powerful and frightening words, pierre. >> david, that's one of the more urgent press conferences you will ever see. they couldn't be more blunt. they believe if dorner is not caught, and caught soon, that he'll likely try to strike again. >> all right, pierre, i know you'll stay in los angeles on this story. thank you. and there's another
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story from california as well. a school plot thwarted. san diego county authorities believe the student was planning an attack for tomorrow. they intercepted an e-mail from a 12-year-old boy, mentioning 3,000 rounds of ammunition and listed 23 students and a teacher at his middle school in poway. the boy is in custody. and another situation, this one in the gulf of mexico. thousands of passengers on a cruise ship drifting without power. abc's matt gutman with the latest. >> reporter: tonight there are over 4200 people aboard the carnival triumph. adrift about 150 miles off the yucatan peninsula. the fire erupted earlier today but was automatically extinguished. emergency generators are providing some electricity, but the ship has no propulsion. now basically a wurn -- 100,000 ton boat. carnival cruise lines has said no one is hurt, but has urged guests to congregate in common areas. a tug boat has been dispatched
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to tow the boat back to land in case the engineers can't fix the problem. matt gunman, abc news, miami. now to the other major story we're following tonight, the aftermath of the blizzard of 2013. the death toll rising. across the northeast today, this was the scene. this street in boston they spent all day digging out. and this evening, two days since the storm first hit, the death toll now up to 11 people across four states, and some 290,000 families still with no power tonight. our extreme weather team on all of it this evening. meteorologist ginger zee on the other threat brewing this evening, i should say. but first gio benitez in old lyme, connecticut. with more than half the town still in the dark. >> reporter: good evening. emergency operation centers like this one are desperately working to get everything back to normal. tonight the rush is on to get the lights back on, to clear the roads and driveways ahead of the monday-morning commute. in this picturesque, connecticut town of 8,000, more than 80% of
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the homes lost power in the blizzard. one of the biggest problems, down trees. the fraziers have been without power for two days. what do you miss most about having power? >> yesterday there were some great college basketball games on. missed every one of them. >> reporter: crews are working around the clock to restore the power. you have trees coming down on the power lines? >> correct. that's the biggest problem now. >> reporter: close to 300,000 people are without power in the northeast. and the busy northeast airports, getting back to business. from over 5,000 canceled flights at the height of the storm, down tonight to just over 700. amtrak restored limited service from new york to boston today. and on new york's long island, this 26-mile stretch of the long island expressway, which yesterday was littered with abandoned cars, shut down today and cleared of vehicles. making tomorrow's commute tougher, closed gas stations like this one, where the power is out.
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>> we have no power, no heat, no electricity, no nothing. >> reporter: back here, more than half of the homes here in old lyme should have power back on tonight. >> it's coming on fast and furious now. we're very grateful for that. >> reporter: and despite everyone's best wishes and hard work, it could take days to get this all cleaned up. david? >> our thanks to you tonight, gio. massachusetts, one of the hardest hit states, many families still living in shelters. ginger zee went to cape cod tonight and she reports in from boston now. >> reporter: good evening to you, david. 1,400 people in four different states spent the weekend in some capacity at a shelter, including the appreciative folks that we met today. the crippling winds at the cape robbed home after home of power and heat. how was the storm? tell me about it. >> oh, my gosh, scary. it did, it scared me, because of the wind. you know, and i kept saying, we're going to lose the power.
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>> reporter: and they did. bob and arlene made it through the storm, but the cold with no heat was too much to handle. >> 54 degrees is not warm enough for him. he said, i've got to get out of here, i'm having trouble breathing, i've got to get out. >> reporter: so they joined 300 others here at this red cross shelter on cape cod. their pup was welcome too. >> we're glad to have a place to go. >> reporter: and with 40 cats and dogs lining the locker room of this high school turned shelter -- >> she seems to be comfortable and our house is 38 degrees. so she was like a little block of ice. >> reporter: dana and dana, father and son, couldn't believe how cold it got after the storm. >> we've been on the cape 27 years. never had to leave the house when there was a storm. finally my son said to me, dad, it's 19 degrees. >> reporter: dana couldn't feel his feet. >> i couldn't feel them for like a few hours. so i was scared. >> reporter: tonight bob and arlene are grateful for a warm place to sleep.
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>> as much i'd rather go home, but this is the next best place to be. >> the hearty families of cape cod, we hope they're home soon. ginger, you were telling us there's two other threats you're watching tonight. >> david, that first headline we have to get to is the most life-threatening. already a tornado. i have a picture to show you. just got off the phone with the storm chaser who took this picture in hattiesburg, mississippi. he was facing southern mississippi university when he took this. this incredible picture and video already coming out. at least ten tornadoes reported, five injured and damage to homes and businesses. we'll be on there throughout the night. but another storm i need to let you know about, on top of that, blizzard warnings and storm warnings all throughout the northern plains. >> abc's meteorologist there for us every step of the way. ginger, our thanks to you. we'll turn to washington where they're preparing for the president's state of the union address this week.
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as reena ninan reports this week, it will be much different from what we heard at the inauguration. >> reporter: that's right. unlike what we heard during the inauguration, a vision for the future, what we'll hear tuesday night will sound more like this. >> investing in the next generation of manufacturing -- >> jobs of tomorrow -- >> that's my plan for jobs. >> reporter: the president will also ring alarm bells over automatic spending cuts in defense and education, slated to start march 1. and push for stricter gun laws. but the pressure will also be on rising republican star senator marco rubio. who will deliver the response. rubio was a much talked about potential vp candidate last year. something david muir asked about on the campaign trail. >> i think if i do a good job as a senator, i'll have other opportunities inside and outside politics in the future. i don't know what they are, but i'll have them. >> you've got to be thinking about it, we heard the freudian slip. >> if i do a good job as vice president -- i'm sorry. [ laughter ] >> it wasn't a freudian slip.
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>> reporter: he wasn't picked for vice president, but he might be eyeing something bigger. the next step, doing well tuesday night. >> a lot watching him, along with the president. reena, thank you. and abc news will carry the coverage of the president's state of the union address live tuesday evening at 9:00 p.m. eastern. diane and george right here. now tonight to the widow of legendary penn state coach joe paterno, fighting back against the official report of the scandal that ended her husband's career. she's talking exclusively with katie couric about the report. with a first look right here tonight, here's abc's john schriffen. >> reporter: for the first time since the penn state sex scandal broke, we're hearing from sue paterno, the widow of joe paterno, in this exclusive interview that will air tomorrow on "katie." >> what was your reaction when you first heard about this, the allegations that jerry sandusky had molested boys? >> horror.
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disbelief. it is still hard to accept. but when i read the first charge, i actually got physically ill. i couldn't read any more for a couple days. >> reporter: after the university commissioned an investigation led by former fbi chief louis freeh, his report claimed paterno knew what was going o but cared more about his football team than reporting the abuse to police. >> our lives are about children and making them better, not hurting them. so it's -- "vile" is probably the best word i can think of. >> she's defending the legacy of joe paterno. in this interview that coincides with the release today of a new report commissioned by the paterno family. it claims the initial investigation, presented to the penn state board of trustees, has no evidence that paterno deliberately covered up the incidents of child molestation. >> thanks and we'll all be looking for that interview on "katie." in the meantime, a chain of
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-- change of command in afghanistan. joseph dunford taking charge of u.s. and nato forces there. he's likely to be the last commander there because all combat troops are scheduled to leave by the end of next year. we were struck by a moment, with george pointing out this on abc's "this morning." >> and new some good news. this is the place in the program where we honor the sacrifices of our service members killed in action. but for the second week in a row, the pentagon released no names of soldiers killed in afghanistan. >> some great words to hear from george on abc's "this week." still much more ahead on "world news" this sunday night. in hot pursuit, the new crash causing a big headline tonight. and the bigger question, how far is too far for the paparazzi? tonight nick watt takes us inside their game. how are they tipped off? it's the little things in life that make me smile. spending the day with my niece. i don't use super poligrip for hold
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brown tried to escape down an alley, cut off again. he slams his porsche into a wall. no one was injured. paparazzi can get hundreds of thousands for a single frame. just last month, one was killed in traffic trying to snap justin bieber's ferrari. the first fatality in a feverish game of cat and mouse playing out on the streets of los angeles. we rolled with ricardo mendoza for an afternoon fishing, he calls it. he has a network of informants, valets, ladies who lunch, all on the look-out, calling in tips. should i go to jones street? jenna dewan, channing tatum's wife is doing yoga and she's pregnant. >> pregnant's good, right? >> reporter: soon more photographers arrived. two dozen in all. and there she is. all of this for a minor celebrity doing yoga. why? well, these photos sell. and that's why photographers
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>> we cannot wait for that. finally tonight here on the broadcast, the seventh grader and the hello kitty doll she sent to space. the doll came back, landing in san jose, with remarkable pictures to prove the trip. last night we wondered if she got an "a."
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tonight she answers that question and the bigger one too, how did she do this? >> reporter: lauren had a science project. what could she do to impress her teachers at the science fair? she began working after seeing a commercial that sent a weather balloon into space. >> i just thought right away it would be the coolest project ever. so we started right away. >> she put four gopro cameras inside, a weather balloon attached to a parachute, and something else. >> what made you think to put the hello kitty doll inside the project? >> she fit perfectly inside the rocket, so i thought it would be fun. >> and here she is, as she launched it. when you sent your project up, how far did you think it would go? >> i thought it would go above 90,000 feet. >> and how far did it go? >> it went 93,625 feet up. >> so you surprised yourself with how well you did? >> yeah. >> and just look at what it sent back. incredible crystal clear images
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of her hello kitty doll in her own orbit, nearly 18 miles above the earth. when you saw those images that came back to you, what did you think? >> i told myself, oh, my gosh, this looks so fake, but it was like amazing. >> and then this. the moment the balloon burst, she put music to it, the song, we are young, and cameras captured it all. ♪ tonight we are young when you launched it, how long before it finished its course? >> it was only in space for about an hour and a half, but it took us three hours to find it. >> where did you find it? >> 47.5 miles away from where we launched it. and we found it in san jose. >> what grade are you in? >> i'm in seventh. >> you're in seventh grade? and you've already launched a mission to space. >> that's what my teachers say. >> did you get an "a"? >> i actually haven't done the science fair yet.
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i hope i get an "a." >> we're pulling for you. >> thank you. >> will you let me know what you get? >> i promise. >> we'll let you all know. what is she going to do in the eighth grade? that's the broadcast for the night. "good morning america" first thing in the morning. diane sawyer right back here tomorrow night. goodnight. >> ama: next at 6:00. breaking news. a dramatic rescue after a car goes over a cliff in the south bay. new developments in the search for accused cop killer christopher dorner. >> taking it to the people. the community meeting in oakland that city officials hope will help make a difference. abc7 news at 6:00 starts now. >> that breaking news us out of
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santa clara county where crews rescued two people after their car careened off the cliff. it happened on state highway 130 in santa clara county. hill -- lillian kim is there. >> the tow company is here to tow the car all the embankment. just around the curve is where the car went over the edge. you can see the tire tracks on the highlyside. emergency crews say the passenger got out of the car on his own but the driver was trapped. it's unclear what caused them to drive up the road but witness says he was going uphill when he lost control. 25 emergency personnel converged to help with the rescue effort. it wasn't easy. the whole process took about two hours for crews to bring the driver of the car up to safety. they say it took a lot of rope and a lot of manpower. >> we had to bring him up the hill using hauling systems we
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have. that's why we had so many personnel on scene. these rescue take a lot of personnel, a lot of hauling, just strength, pulling them up. using pully systems but we still got to climb up a steep embankment. >> i was returning home from a hike and i saw the car seemingly oversteering and quickly went over the expej down the ravine. reporter: as soon as the driver was brought up the hill, a helicopter was waiting for him. he is said to be suffering serious injuries. his passenger, mineonors. -- municipallor injuries. the chp says the driver may have been going too fast. abc7 news. >> ama: now to breaking news out of mississippi. a tornado has caused significant damage in hattiesburg, including the campus of the university of southern mississippi. video is coming in. there's still no word on

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